Wednesday, October 27, 2010

True 21st century surgery: the Spider


SPIDER Surgery-- Single Incision Gallbladder Removal 

"SPIDER Surgery is enabled by an advanced, minimally-invasive surgical system. The system in introduced into the abdomen through a single, small incision. Once inside the abdomen, the system opens up to perform the surgery. After the surgery is complete, the system closes and is removed from the same small incision. The system uses flexible, catheter-based instruments.."

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SPIDER surgical instrument looks like a proto-bush-robot